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  • Collection: Higher Education Resources

Supported Education for Returning Veterans with PTSD and Other Mental Disorders

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Military service itself has been documented as a positive turning point in enlistees' life trajectories. However, for the veteran population with psychiatric disorders, resources other than the GI Bill, such as supported education psychiatric…

Going the Distance in Adult College Completion: Lessons from the Non-traditional No More Project

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One population of postsecondary students who leave school before completion is adult learners. This report describes a six-state project aimed at raising educational attainment levels by focusing on identifying and eliminating barriers that keep…

Veterans' Education for Engineering and Science

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Report of the National Science Foundation Workshop on Enhancing the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Benefit

From Soldier to Student II: Assessing Campus Programs for Veterans and Service Members

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The From Soldier to Student II: Assessing Campus Programs for Veterans and Service Members report updates a 2009 study which provided the first national snapshot of the programs and services that colleges and universities had in place to serve…

Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions

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Created by the American Council on Education (ACE), this online resource is designed to help institutions of higher education build effective programs for veteran students and share information. It highlights a variety of best practices and includes…

Severely Injured Military Veterans: Fulfilling Their Dreams

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When veterans with severe injuries return to civilian life, they face difficult transitions and often lose the convenience of direct access to the government's educational support programs.

Severely Injured Military Veterans: Fulfilling Their…

Returning From Service: College and Careers for Veterans with Disabilities

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This publication synthesizes key issues to consider and interventions to explore to help postsecondary institutions make their programs more welcoming and accessible to veterans returning to school after sustaining injuries during service.

Veterans’ Transition from Service to Higher Education: An Exploratory Analysis of Veterans’ and Nonveterans’ Pre-College Characteristics

This study narrows the literature gap by providing a portrait of veterans' demographic characteristics, behaviors associated with academic success, academic preparedness, admissions decisions, expectations of college, interactions with peers and…